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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rope for raising or lowering a sail or flag.

Usage examples (31)
  • The word halyard became familiar to him and connected itself definitely with certain ropes.
  • I had forgotten to make provision for a flag-halyard.
  • Theor undid the last lashing and pulled on the halyard.
  • Another marine cut the halyard that held the Spanish flag. for more
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